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Petrolagar Laboratories

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Gall-Bladder Contraction and Evacuation Caused by the Hormone "Cholecystokinin", 1929

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: graphic content of surgical operations on research dogs.A silent black and white film detailing gallbladder reaction to injections of cholecystokinin. Apparatus for measuring gallbladder pressure used to record pressure movements in research dogs. Diagrams and close-up photography detail use of apparatus. Three research dogs given injections and observed through photography and x-ray, all subjects show gallbladder evacuation. Human subject with pericholecystitis also...
Dates: 1929

Medical Motion Pictures

 Collection
Identifier: ghsl-15
Abstract

This collection consists of 44 medical motion pictures made between 1928 and 1963, most of which were created by Northwestern University Medical School faculty members. The films depict medical procedures, conditions, processes, and research across 10 health science fields.

Dates: 1928 - 1963

Movements of the Alimentary Tract in Experimental Animals, 1928

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Warning: graphic content of surgical operations on various research animals.

A grainy black and white silent film in which the vagus nerve is stimulated in three animals—a dog, a rabbit, and a cat—effects on stomachs and intestines are observed. Intertitle cards point out specific movements of note, such as peristalsis and segmentation.

Dates: 1928

Photographs of some of the scientists who attended the 13th International Congress of Physiology at Boston, 1929 August

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Silent, black and white film depicting the scientists who attended the 13th International Congress of Physiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston in August 1929. The scientists mingle and talk outside in the quadrangle of the school. Intertitle cards identify the scientists and describe their affiliations and research. The film ends with panoramic views of the medical school’s buildings.Scientists include: Reel 1 - Nathaniel Kleitman of the University of Chicago; Henri Piéron...
Dates: 1929 August

The Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall, 1929

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: graphic content of human cadaver.This silent, black and white film shows a demonstrator presenting anatomical features of the abdomen on a male cadaver. Intertitle cards and physical cards placed on the cadaver are used to identify the anatomical structures while the demonstrator shows it on the previously dissected cadaver using tools and his hands.Arranged by Howard B. Kellogg and William Windle, faculty members of Northwestern University Medical School, in...
Dates: 1929